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Thursday, March 30, 2017

Professor Karim Karim featured by CMC Microsystems as success story for reinventing X-ray technology

A novel combination of advanced design tools, low cost materials and commonly used manufacturing technologies and processes is helping University of Waterloo engineering professor Karim S. Karim develop better, safer imaging at a lower cost.

His startup company, KA Imaging, is commercializing a highly sensitive X-ray detector that produces a higher quality image with almost 40 percent less radiation, making the technology safer for both patients and the clinicians that operate it.

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Professor Claudio Canizares to participate as a panelist today at Energy Day 2017 hosted by WISE

The Waterloo Institute for Sustainable Energy (WISE) is hosting Energy Day 2017 all day today, billed as a meet-up of academic, industry and government experts who have come together to share insights and new ideas for our energy future.

Attendees will meet and mingle with WISE researchers, talented young Waterloo entrepreneurs, and emerging leaders.

For more information, please visit:

https://wise.uwaterloo.ca/energyday2017

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

ECE's Mohammed Nassar, PhD student, receives 2017 Amit and Meena Chakma Award for Exceptional Teaching by a Student (AETS)

The recipients of the 2017 Amit and Meena Chakma Awards for Exceptional Teaching by a Student (AETS) were presented at Monday’s meeting of the University of Waterloo’s senate.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Professor Dan Davison wins Distinguished Teacher Award

The Distinguished Teacher Awards for 2017 will be presented to four faculty members at convocation, associate vice-president, academic Mario Coniglio announced at last night’s meeting of the university senate.

Friday, March 24, 2017

ECE Alumni establish the Palihapitiya/Lau Venture Creation Fund and provide two $50,000 awards to Waterloo Engineering student projects

Two teams of engineering students at the University of Waterloo have been awarded $50,000 each to turn their fourth-year projects into startup companies after graduation.

The funding is provided by celebrated Waterloo Engineering graduates Chamath Palihapitiya and his wife Brigette Lau, founders of Social Capital, a Silicon Valley venture capital fund dedicated to solving some of the world’s most difficult problems.

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